settler

noun
ADJECTIVE
early, first, original
English, European, Jewish, etc.
VERB + SETTLER
attract

The islands attracted more settlers than mainland colonies.

SETTLER + VERB
arrive, come
move in, move into sth

When the first settlers moved into the area they faced immense hardships.

live, occupy sth
introduce sth

British settlers introduced pigs to Virginia.

establish sth, found sth

French settlers founded New Orleans.

PREPOSITION
settler from

settlers from France

settler in

Dutch settlers in Cape Town


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